Minoan Horns of Consecration

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 14 June 2012
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Bull horns were a common religious symbol in the Cretan Minoan culture (2000 BCE - 1450 BCE), represented in fresco, on pottery and as here from the palace of Knossos, in architectural stone decoration.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2012, June 14). Minoan Horns of Consecration. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/688/minoan-horns-of-consecration/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Horns of Consecration." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 14, 2012. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/688/minoan-horns-of-consecration/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Horns of Consecration." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 14 Jun 2012. Web. 04 Aug 2021.